Hinesville resident Bill Mitchell recently returned from Trondheim, Norway, as a world champion. He won top honors in the freestyle-sideburns category of the World Beard and Moustache Championships. Nearly 200 people from 15 countries competed in the contest.
A reunion is defined as a reuniting of people after separation. There are family reunions, class reunions, military reunions, college reunions, high school reunions and other kinds of reunions.
CHARLESTON - Rarely-displayed paintings of Charleston during the Civil War by a Confederate soldier, including an iconic rendering of the submarine H.L. Hunley, are being made available this week on the Internet by The Museum of the Confederacy.
SAVANNAH - Pope Benedict XVI has chosen a metro Atlanta priest to be the new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah, which governs parishes in 90 south Georgia counties.
Cub Scout Pack 141 posts the colors June 29 during Pembroke's patriotic music concert with the 3rd Infantry Division Band of Fort Stewart at First Baptist Church.
The 52nd annual Kicklighter reunion will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 at Beard's Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Glennville.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its Beauty Spot and Yard ofthe Month for July.
Down South you can have a slew of tomatoes, a mess of fish, a heap of trouble, or a swarm of bees. In any case, you have a whole lot of something.
ELBERTON, - Henry Victor Booth may be the only man alive whose father worked guard duty at Georgia's infamous Andersonville prison-of-war camp, where nearly 13,000 Union soldiers died during the Civil War that began 150 years ago.
ATLANTA - Move over, Bronx Zoo cobra.
About 100 people enjoyed barbecue dinners, live entertainment and a silent auction at Saturday's Dollars for Dylan event held at the John W. Stevens Wetland Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
My husband always says that I was born in the wrong climate and that I am his English rose who blooms in hot weather.
A silent auction, barbecue dinner and live entertainment are all on the roster for the Dollars for Dylan event Saturday at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
More than 80 Rotarians and guests gathered at Love's Seafood Restaurant on June 29 to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and look forward to the beginning of the new one.
Court Appointed Special Advocates is a nonprofit organization whose volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children who are involved in juvenile court proceedings.
At the first weekly meeting of the new Rotary Year, Linda Vaccaro presented on the importance of CPR/AED training to Richmond Hill Rotary Club members at the City Center. She was welcomed by new President Lesley Francis and hosted by member Brianne Yontz, executive director of the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce.
I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
DELAWARE, Ohio - Nola Johnson of Midway graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University on May 11 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
With all the changes that have been happening around Timber Trail there is probably one that may have gone unnoticed by many.
Amazingly, this is my 100th English Rose in Georgia column for the Bryan County News, and as long as they keep printing it and you keep reading it, I will carry on writing it! For a bit of fun I thought I would share a few of quirky facts and musings about numbers and the number 100 - on both sides of the pond.
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